ScotRail unveils first of 40 new-look trains as part of £14million fleet revamp

ScotRail today unveiled the first of 40 new-look trains as part of a £14million modernisation project. The new trains will deliver improved seating, better lighting, accessibility ... Continue Reading →

Submission to party manifestos

Today, a subgroup from the STA council met to start work on preparing the STA’s submission to Scotland’s political parties as they set about preparing their manifestos. ... Continue Reading →

The way Scotland ’s seas and coasts are managed is changing – time to have your say!

The way Scotland ’s seas and coasts are managed is changing – time to have your say! Scotland’s first National Marine Plan provides a framework for sustainable management of our ... Continue Reading →

Now recruiting for a Marine Tourism Project Manager

Now recruiting for a Marine Tourism Project Manager Fixed term, 3 Year position Tourism Scotland 2020 sets the ambition to grow the value of Scottish tourism by at least £1billion ... Continue Reading →

Which way now? – Springboard CareerScope on hand to offer advice and direction on exam results day

  Today’s the day that students and school leavers all over Scotland will receive their SQAs and Springboard, the UK charity which supports people of all ages into sustainable ... Continue Reading →

Branding Scotland as a global food tourism destination – details of key summit announced

  Food and drink producers, tourism businesses, government agencies and local authorities will come together to host a major event this year with the aim of developing food tourism ... Continue Reading →

Abellio invests in Scotland’s diverse town network

ScotRail provider Abellio is embarking on a new collaboration with Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) in a bid to improve connectivity, prosperity, and the sense of community in ... Continue Reading →

New figures show tourism growth in Scotland is strongest in Glasgow

  Tourism visits to Glasgow increased by 37% last year which led to a significant increase in tourism expenditure, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics ... Continue Reading →

Rail Campaigner Madge Elliot is First Passenger on New Borders Railway Line

The Borders Railway welcomed its ‘first’ passengers yesterday when well-known rail campaigner Madge Elliot MBE and her family took a trip on the new line – before it opens to ... Continue Reading →

Springboard ‘Awards for Excellence’ 2015 | Call for Entries Now Open!

The prestigious Springboard Awards for Excellence is now in its 13th year and is a highlight of the hospitality sector.   The Awards ceremony will celebrate and reward inspiring ... Continue Reading →